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Kinship and strategies for family survival on Bodmin Moor during the long nineteenth century (1793 - 1911)

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The significance of kinship patterns in Cornwall as a characteristic of Cornish cultural difference.
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This thesis has used family reconstitution techniques in order to analyse kinship patterns for the Bodmin Moor parishes of St Neot and Bolventor in Cornwall. A kinship database of more than 13,000 individuals was created and kinship links between households in 1793, 1851 and 1911 were then measured. The results revealed the persistence of dense kinship networks that were very different from those found in English studies, and similar to those found in Wales and Brittany.

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English Faculty
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2018-06-18

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